Name for Papers: SPP/ESPP (Milan, July 2022)

The third Joint Convention of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology and Eu Society for Philosophy and Psychology invite submissions of papers, symposia and posters for the third joint assembly of the SPP and ESPP, to be held 19-22 July 2022 in Milan Italy. See the decision for papers, symposia, and posters under.

19-22 July 2022
College of Milan
Submission closing date: 20 February, 2022

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Paper submissions

Submissions would possibly take one in all two codecs: (1) a paper to not exceed 8 double-spaced pages; (2) an summary to not exceed 2 double-spaced pages. Some would possibly to find that Structure 1 higher fits philosophy submissions and Structure 2 higher fits psychology/linguistics submissions. On the other hand, we welcome submissions from any box or manner in both of the 2 codecs. Submissions can be refereed and decided on at the foundation of high quality and relevance to psychologists, philosophers, and linguists. Word: A speaker would possibly put up at maximum one single-authored paper. On the other hand, a speaker might also be a part of one submitted symposium proposal or one collectively authored submission.

Symposium submissions

The Societies additionally inspire joint submission of papers as symposia subjects. Submissions from PhD scholars and postdocs are particularly inspired. Symposium proposals will have to come with the next 3 parts in one report. (1) A listing of three to 4 audio system which incorporates audio system from a minimum of two disciplines (particular person audio system may additionally constitute more than one disciplines). (2) A normal summary, laying out the themes to be addressed and indicating connections a few of the talks (3) Person abstracts for each and every communicate.

Any paper regarded as as a part of a submitted symposium can be regarded as for an unbiased paper presentation, within the tournament that the symposium of which this is a phase is rejected.

Poster submissions

There can be poster shows. A submission for a poster presentation will have to include an summary to not exceed 2 double-spaced pages. Submitted papers can also be regarded as for presentation as posters. A €100 prize can be awarded for the most efficient poster on the assembly.


Hakwan Lau (Riken Middle for Mind Science)

Kathryn Davidson (Harvard)

Steven Gross (Johns Hopkins) – SPP Presidential Deal with

Elisabeth Pacherie (Institut Jean Nicod) – ESPP Presidential Deal with

Stanton Prize Lecture (see under)

The 2022 Stanton Prize

As well as, there can be a keynote cope with from the Stanton Prize winner, a tender student in philosophy or psychology who has begun making vital contributions to interdisciplinary analysis and has been lively in SPP.

The 2022 William James Prize

Historical past: On the 1996 annual Industry Assembly, SPP club moved to create an award for graduate scholar papers accredited for oral presentation in contributed periods at next annual conferences. The SPP budget as much as two awards once a year, and not using a multiple award in line with self-discipline. Awards are €250 paid out of SPP budget, and a certificates. The annual panel of judges contains the Program Co-Chairs and the President, in addition to another prepared SPP officials, govt committee participants, or common participants asked through this workforce. Having a paper accredited for oral presentation in a contributed consultation on my own isn’t enough for receiving an award. On the 1997 assembly, club moved to rename the award The William James Prize, in mild of James’ contributions to each philosophy and psychology. Knowledge on previous winners is to be had at the SPP website online.

Laws for Submission:

  1. To be eligible for the William James Prize, one will have to be pursuing a doctoral stage in philosophy, psychology, or different related disciplines, and will have to now not have won the Ph.D. through the submission closing date for contributed papers. This yr’s submission closing date is February 20, 2022.
  2. The William James Prize committee will resolve the prize-winners (if any) most effective after this system choices had been made.
  3. Prize-winners can be stated through a different insert within the convention program and can obtain their test and certificates at the once a year Presidential Deal with and Dinner party.
  4. The creator(s) of the successful paper(s) will have the ability to post a model in their paper, revised in mild of the convention dialogue, within the magazine Philosophical Psychology.
  5. Please point out your pastime in being regarded as for the 2022 William James Prize in a canopy letter accompanying your submission.
  6. Your submission will have to practice the tips defined within the normal name for papers. Please convey the SPP William James award to the eye of your graduate scholars

We’re making plans for this to be an in-person convention. We will be able to observe the placement with appreciate to case numbers, shuttle restrictions, native mitigation methods and make a decision early in 2022 whether or not to proceed with an in-person convention or pursue a distinct association (e.g., on-line or postponement).

Program Committee

The third Joint Assembly is arranged through the next representatives

From the SPP:

Shannon Spaulding, Philosophy Program Chair ( Roman Feiman, Linguistics Program Chair ( Chaz Firestone, Psychology Program Chair (

From the ESPP:

Adrian Alsmith, Philosophy Program Chair ( kingdom) Eva Rafetseder, Psychology Program Chair ( kingdom) Maria Spychalska, Linguistics Program Chair (

In case you have questions, you could touch the Head Program Chairs, Shannon Spaulding and Adrian Alsmith, or electronic mail philpsych2022[at]

Concerning the Societies

The purpose of the Eu Society for Philosophy & Psychology is ‘to advertise interplay between philosophers and psychologists on problems with not unusual worry’. Psychologists, neuroscientists, linguists, pc scientists and biologists are inspired to document experimental, theoretical and medical paintings that they pass judgement on to have philosophical importance; and philosophers are inspired to interact with the basic problems addressed through and coming up out of such paintings. In recent times ESPP periods have lined such subjects as idea of thoughts, consideration, reference, issues of awareness, introspection and self-report, emotion, belief, early numerical cognition, spatial ideas, babies’ working out of intentionality, reminiscence and time, motor imagery, counterfactuals, the semantics/pragmatics difference, comparative cognition, minimalism in linguistic idea, reasoning, vagueness, psychological causation, motion and company, concept with out language, externalism, hypnosis, and the translation of neuropsychological effects.

The SPP is one of the premier organizations of its type on the planet. SPP used to be based in 1974 to offer a discussion board for exchanging concepts at the very newest empirical and philosophical approaches to the thoughts. The title of the Society alerts the normal liaison between philosophy and psychology, however our pursuits prolong way past those fields. Our club additionally contains students from linguistics, neuroscience, evolutionary biology, cognitive anthropology, synthetic intelligence, psychopathology, and cognitive ethology. One of the maximum essential and well known analysis subject matters within the cognitive sciences have been mentioned of their nascent phases on the Society’s annual assembly. Those conferences are vigorous and collegial, and provide an unrivalled alternative for intellectually stimulating conversations that move conventional instructional obstacles. The Society takes particular satisfaction in making a supportive setting for researchers within the early phases in their careers, together with graduate scholars. Lots of them have long gone directly to turn out to be outstanding participants to their fields and to the current lifetime of the Society.


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